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DSCOVR Satellite Game Changer to Forecast Earth Weather Accurately (Photos, Video)

A new mission to monitor solar activity is now making its way to an orbit one million miles from Earth. The Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) launched on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket at 6:03 p.m. EST Wednesday from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. DSCOVR, a partnership among the National Oceanic and Atmospheric ...

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NASA Scientists Spot Accurate Position of Saturn

NASA researchers have determined the exact location of Saturn and its family of moons to within four km – a feat that will improve astronomers’ knowledge of Saturn’s orbit and benefits spacecraft navigation and basic physics research. The team of researchers paired NASA’s Cassini spacecraft with the National Science Foundation’s Very Long Baseline Array (VLBA) radio-telescope system to achieve this. ...

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